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Brewed by Magic Rock Brewing
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, special
This time weve made a beer to celebrate one of the greatest double acts know to man/woman... Bikes & Beer!
As you might have heard in 2014 Leeds is hosting the Grand Depart of The Tour de France and we thought itd be nice to mark the occasion with a super refreshing, extra fruity session pale ale.
Weve given ourselves plenty of time to perfect the beer by launching it at this years Leeds International Beer Festival which starts next Thursday 5th September and is held at the site of next years official start to the Tour, Leeds Town Hall...
The beer is a 3.9% extra pale ale using golden promise malt and dry hopped with both English and US hops, it should be perfect re-hydration after a hard day on the bike!
If youre wondering about the name...
"magic spanner The situation where a mechanic in a support vehicle will appear to be making adjustments to the bike but in reality they are giving fatigued riders a break by holding onto the car and getting a massive push-off when the commissaires get too close."

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (7034) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 3, 2016
Pours rather clear blonde, OK white head. Smell is rather fruity. Bit bitter. Taste is very mild , bit bitter. Some maltyness. Bit weak though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (1352) - DENMARK - NOV 24, 2016
(On tap @ Banksia) Poured at fridge temperature into a Banksia shaker reveals a mostly clear golden body with one finger of off-white head. Good rention and lace. Aroma has subtle notes of citrus, sodapop and a hint of biscuit. Slightly watery texture, light body, medium carbonation and a short, relatively crisp finish. Flavour is rather inoffensive meaning balanced, sessionable, rather unremarkable but in a good way.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (1575) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 29, 2016
Dorado turbio y espuma blanca. Aromas suaves de ctricos, floral, pino. Cuerpo ligero y sabor como en aroma y amargor vivo y fresco.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11299) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2016
Draught @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, grassy hops, light citrus. Flavor is light bitter, malt, grass, light citrus. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, light bitter finish. Nice ans easy drinkable. 171016

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1993) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2016
From tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a clearish golden yellow with a medium sized, creamy white head. Aroma has dry, pale malts, light fruity, piny hops, and slightly floral. very light it seems. Taste is also pretty light without being watery, light bitterness, light sweetness. Average carbonation and pleasant but anonymous body. Decent pilsner substitute i guess.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (8522) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 16, 2016
Tap at Druggists, Singapore. Poured a hazy orange amber with a thin broken white head. The aroma is yeast, light floral grassy hop, orange citrus. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light dry, light spice, fruity hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (18795) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and moderate hoppy - grass and citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 141016

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
llkc (1762) - rhus, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
Duft svag citruslidt grn kant frisk citrus smag malt blid sd svag kant af citrus

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (16151) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren, Aarhus, 3.9%. Hazy golden with medium white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is malt, notes of phenols, orange, hops, grapefruit, grass, yeast, little sweet and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13113) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2016
From tapmat Taphouse. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, citrus, peach and bitterness.


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